Sunday Night Odds and Ends

A few things online that caught my attention this week:


“I wish grad students would talk to me about baseball”

Historic preservation and gentrification

Erin Zelnik interviews Nicholas Guyatt, author of Bind Us Apart: How Enlightened Americans Invented Racial Segregation

Increase Mather on dancing

Tom Cutterham reviews William Hogeland, Autumn of the Black Snake: The Creation of the U.S. Army and the Invasion That Opened the West

The Way of Improvement Leads Home needs a copy editor

Who is Mary Katharine Goddard?

Three founding fathers died on July 4th?  Was God involved?

Mark David Hall reviews Thomas Kidd, Benjamin Franklin: The Religious Life of a Founding Father

Reading in community

Cash and churches

Christopher Minty reviews Rebecca Brannon, From Revolution to Reunion: The Reintegration of the South Carolina Loyalists

A Ph.D in the high school classroom: “I belong here

Did the coal industry kill his book?

Thomas Jefferson and the Bible


One thought on “Sunday Night Odds and Ends

  1. That AP English teacher in the classroom is

    1) in her second semester of teaching, and

    2) apparently illiterate despite claiming to be an editor and so on. Unless the errors in the piece were introduced by a different editor, perhaps.


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